Two people killed in Le Sueur County ATV crash 28 Aug 15

A 911 call about 4:30 a.m. Thursday reported an ATV crash on Sakatah Lake Road north of Waterville. The caller said the two riders on the ATV were severely injured and in the lake. Eighteen-year-old Zachary Robert Paulson of Kilkenny and 24-year-old Derek Michael Brandvold of Waterville were found by emergency personnel and pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators were told both men were riding the ATV when the driver lost control. Both were ejected and landed in the lake. It has not been determined who was driving. The incident remains under investigation by the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Department and the state patrol.